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Type: 2nd rate ; Armament 84
Taken : 30-31 Mar 1800 ; Disposal date or year : 1840
BM: 2265 tons
Dimensions : Length of first deck 194 ft. 4 in. Extreme breadth 51 ft. 72 in.
30-31 Mar 1800 capture of the Guillaume-Tell, 80, off Malta. The Guillaume-Tell was subsequently taken into the Service under the name of Malta.
1 Nov 1800, Portsmouth, arrived Spithead the Malta, late Guillaume Tell, 86, from the Mediterranean, which was immediately put under quarantine. She had parted company the Perseus frigate and her convoy in a gale, off Cape Finisterre.
8 Mar to 2 Sep 1801 Off the coast of Egypt.
15 Jul 1805 with the blockading squadron off Ferrol, under Sir Robert Calder : sailed 30 to 40 leagues off Finisterre to intercept Franco-Spanish fleet from the West Indies. 22nd sighted each other. Signal made to engage the enemy - the engagement. The damage ; subsequent manoeuvres by the two fleets ; the wash-up ; 26 Jul 1805 movements of the fleet following the battle.
31 Jul 1805 Sent to England to be refitted.
24 Feb 1808 the squadron under Lord Collingwood sailed from Syracuse for Palermo. 2 Mar was joined by V.-adm Thornborough and R.-adm Strachan off the island of Maritimo. 6 Mar received news that the French fleet had been at sea for a month and sailed in a search, which continued for a week or two after the French fleet had returned to Toulon on 10 Apr. Leaving Vice-admiral Thornborough with a sufficient force to blockade Toulon, Lord Collingwood sailed for Gibraltar and Cadiz, to contribute his aid to the cause of the Spanish patriots.
Sheerness 19 Oct 1811 Is rigging.
Plymouth Dock 23 Dec 1811 Moved from Hamoaze to Cawsand Bay and expected to sail soon.
Plymouth 8 Jan 1812 Arrived from Portsmouth, now in Cawsand Bay ; will sail this week for the Mediterranean.
Plymouth 9 Jan 1812 Sailed for the Mediterranean.
28 May 1812 Repulse, Centaur, Malta, and Kent, a part of the in-shore squadron off Toulon.
Malta 18 Aug 1812 At Alicant, with the expedition.
Plymouth 19 Dec 1814 Came in from Malta.
17 Jul 1840 Plymouth was taken into dock to be broken up. The shipwrights and others to be employed on her are to perform the work by task, to work extra hours, and to have 6s. 6d. per ton for the job.